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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Roanne by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Roanne Roanne - Lyon / ...

$19 - $28

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Rideshare  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Roanne 59.7 miles

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou to Roanne-Gare-Routière Cars Roanne - Lyon / ...

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Lyon to Roanne 60.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Roanne 60.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Roanne is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 6€ and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Roanne is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou and arriving at Roanne-Gare-Routière. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Roanne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Lyon and Roanne is 68 km. The road distance is 96.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Roanne without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 17€ - 25€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Roanne takes 1h 17m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lyon to Roanne bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou station.

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Lyon to Roanne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Roanne is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 17€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Roanne.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Roanne, France?

SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Roanne hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 1h 17m. Alternatively, SNCF Bus operates a bus from Lyon to Roanne once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Roanne
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Roanne
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lyon to Roanne
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Taxi Lyonnais
Phone
+33 4 78 26 81 81
Website
taxilyonnais.com
Taxi Transport Lyon Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 37 25 83 67
Website
transportrhonealpes.com
Taxi Lyon
Phone
+33 4 72 10 86 86
Website
taxilyon.com

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Lyon to Roanne bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Roanne-Gare-Routière station.

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Lyon to Roanne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Roanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Roanne is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Lyon to Roanne.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Roanne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Roanne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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